She was born July 18, 1930, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Ella and Adrian Bangs. She attended Lenox Hill Hospital School of Nursing in New York. She married Arthur John Lockhart in 1952. Sally served as a staff member of the Mid-Continent Council of Girls Scouts; was active in the Community Partnership of Rabun; was a church choir director and recipient of the Diocese of Atlanta’s Presiding Bishop’s Certificate for Small Church Musicians. Sally was also an Oblate of Conception Abbey and instrumental in Cursillo in Kansas City. Sally was an author, poet, floral artist and retreat leader. She, with husband, Art, opened their farm Anapauo, meaning place of rest, in Georgia as a retreat center. For the past 2 years Sally was a resident of the John Knox Village Care Center. She was an active member of the JKV community as a writer for the Village Voice, member of multiple choral groups and a mentor to UMKC medical students.
Sally is survived by: daughters Ann LaGrange (Art), Susan Lockhart and Anastacia Burns (Wes); seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and other family members.
The family will receive visitors from 1-2 p.m. today at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Lee’s Summit. A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the St. James Episcopal Church Outreach Fund.